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Job ID: JR0046511
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Sr. Security Researcher

Job Description

Intel Security Center of Excellence’s goal is to be a prominent leader in the industry to assure security in computing platforms by conducting advanced security research.  If you are a seasoned threat, vulnerability and exploit research expert who craves for tons of fun and pride in raising the security bar for ubiquitous computing systems, we would like you to join us as a proud member of Intel’s Advanced Security Research Team.  Through your deep vulnerability analysis and mitigation development expertise, you will influence the security of a variety of Hardware, Firmware, Software & Systems spanning a range of products including Devices, Cloud, Auto, IOT, AI, VR, Drones, and Networks.

Responsibilities include the following: Own emerging threat analysis, gain insights & know-how of evolving attack techniques, predict and extrapolate attack trends ahead of its occurrence, develop robust counter measures and mitigation. This role requires maintaining substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art security principles, theories, attacks etc. and contribute those insights to internal and external stakeholders. Participation in development or intellectual property is also a responsibility.


Required Skills/Experience (Must Have)

  • MS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer and Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of system security research and excel in exploring software and hardware techniques as a method of attack against targets within the computing systems.
  • Experience with spanning security expertise over HW, SW and Firmware domains.
  • In-depth experience with security threats, vulnerability research along with practicing security development lifecycle practices. Must have experience with 4 or more of the following:

    Threat modeling

    Security code review, analysis and vulnerability assessment

    Reverse engineering skills

    Exploitation and mitigation technique developments

    Security testing techniques including fuzzing and pen-testing

    Expertise in architecting, strategizing and evangelizing advanced product security counter measures into products is valuable

  • Prior knowledge of security technologies: authentication, cryptography, secure protocol
  • Knowledge of computer architecture CPU, SoC, chipsets, BIOS, Firmware, Drivers, and others

Preferred Skills/Experience (Nice to Have)

  • Strong network in security community CISSP and/or other security certifications

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.
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